Foreign Affairs Ministry Raises The Minimum Application Fee For Passports To GHC 500

The parliament was presented with a proposal by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration to examine the current passport application fees, which are set to increase from GH¢100 to GH¢644 in 2023.

According to the updated fees listed on the passport application website, an expedited 48-page application now costs GH¢800, while an expedited 32-page application now costs GH¢ 700.

The 32-page passport now costs GH¢ 500 for individuals who want to apply via the normal application, while the 48-page passport costs GH¢ 644.

“It is time for Ghanaians to pay realistic prices for passports they acquire to travel beginning next year,” stated Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who presented this increment proposal to Parliament last year.

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